That's a wrap
’Tis the season for 2018 nostalgia. We’ve already picked our entertainers of the year (the women of Crazy Rich Asians! Ariana Grande!) and the best and worst… everything… of the year. So now it’s time to look back on the rest of our knockout covers. Click through for everything from Dawson’s Creek to Aquaman.
The Walking Dead
Norman Reedus is a perennial EW cover favorite. This time he joined the rest of the TWD cast to preview season 8 of the show.
The stars of Lady Bird
The new Han Solo
The Oscars 90th-anniversary special issue
Thandie Newton and Evan Rachel Wood took us inside the Wild West.
Avengers: Nebula and Scarlet Witch
Avengers: Rocket, Groot, and Thor
Avengers: Doctor Strange
Benedict Cumberbatch turns back time.
Avengers: The Hulk
It’s Mark Ruffalo, kind of.
Avengers: Black Panther
Chadwick Boseman takes on T’Challa.
Josh Brolin, a.k.a. the root of all evil.
Tom Holland shows off his skills.
Avengers: Mantis and Bucky Barnes
Pom Klementieff and Sebastian Stan prepare for war.
Avengers: War Machine and Drax
Guess who’s wearing more makeup: Don Cheadle or Dave Bautista.
Avengers: Iron Man
Robert Downey Jr. rises again.
Avengers: Captain America
Chris Evans continues the battle of the Chrises.
Ready Player One
Spoiler alert: EW liked Steven Spielberg’s sci-fi fantasy.
The Dawson's Creek reunion
We didn’t wanna wait to give this awesome cast five different covers.
The Dawson's Creek reunion: James Van Der Beek
Dawson himself told us he’s Team Pacey.
The Dawson's Creek reunion: Katie Holmes
Joey was almost played by somebody else (can you guess who?).
The Dawson's Creek reunion: Joshua Jackson
From the Creek to The Affair, he’s always easy on the eyes.
The Dawson's Creek reunion: Busy Phillips and Michelle Williams
Jen and Audrey once got in a bar fight.
The Handmaid's Tale
The Handmaid's Tale, take 2
Offred got her own version of the EW cover.
Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom
The Fab 5
The men of Queer Eye brought their makeovers to the beach.
Lest everyone forget that he’s joined by Nicole Kidman and Amber Heard, we had a second cover to serve as a reminder.
The Breaking Bad reunion
A Star Is Born
Honoring Aretha Franklin
The Aug. 31 issue was dedicated to the Queen of Soul.
Fall TV Preview
There was so much fall TV that it needed two different covers.
#7DaysofGreys: Ellen Pompeo
#7DaysofGreys: Justin Chambers and Camilla Luddington
Luddington talked about her character, Jo Wilson, facing her past.
#7DaysofGreys: Kelly McCreary and Jesse Williams
Jesse Williams dished on the eary days of the Jackson-April relationship.
#7DaysofGreys: James Pickens Jr. and Chandra Wilson
The actress who plays Miranda Bailey told us how she cried during the infamous shooter episode.
#7DaysofGreys: Kim Raver, Kevin McKidd, and Caterina Scorsone
It’s a love triangle, y’all!
#7DaysofGreys: The interns
Every day on this set is a party.
Jamie Lee Curtis is the ultimate horror heroine.
If there’s one thing we know about EW’s fans, it’s that they love this show.
So we gave you guys…
Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald
America’s sweetheart is back with a film (Ben Is Back) and a TV show (Homecoming) this fall, so she got double the covers.
And yes, we turned the glam factor up to 10.
Game of Thrones
Mary Poppins Returns
Is there anything more joyful than Emily Blunt and Lin-Manuel Miranda?
Tessa Thompson and Michael B. Jordan are the cutest pair ever.
The 2018 Entertainers of the Year: The women of Crazy Rich Asians
There were so many stunning performances this year that we turned out four different covers. First up: Constance Wu, Awkwafina, Gemma Chan, and Michelle Yeoh.
The 2018 Entertainers of the Year: Cardi B
The 2018 Entertainers of the Year: Darren Criss
His performance in Versace earned him this coveted spot.